PPBF: Two Speckled Eggs

Title: TWO SPECKLED EGGS Written and illustrated by: Jennifer K. Mann Candlewick Press, 2014, fiction For Ages: 4 and up Themes/Topics: friendship, cliques, outsiders, being different/unique First spread: Ginger’s birthday party was in two weeks, and she wanted to invite all the girls in her class... except Lyla Browning. Summary (from the publisher): “It’s Ginger’s birthday,…

#50PreciousWords and Madness! Poetry

It's time for brave brevity. It's time for Vivian Kirkfield's #50PreciousWords writing challenge. Coming in at exactly 50 words, here's my entry:   Moose Wants to Play! “Duck.” “Duck.” “Moose!” screeched Owl. “Vamoose! You’re too big for Duck, Duck, Goose.” Moose clumped on. Rabbit and Hedgehog twirled a rope. “Little white rabbit, hop...” “Moose! Stop!…